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FAMILY ISSUES Both the new movie Analyze This and the hit HBO show The Sopranos feature a stressed-out mobster seeking help from a therapist. A few years back, Grosse Pointe Blank touched on the same theme. We asked some high-profile shrinks if they would take on a patient who's in the "family."

Dr. Joyce Brothers, psychologist and advice columnist

I don't think I would, because of the problem of confidentiality. A patient is given confidentiality, but there are exceptions. If there is a crime planned...there's an obligation to tell the authorities. Under these circumstances, I don't think I could...

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